As in-house counsel for Foster Victor Wealth Advisors, Austin has a unique role within the firm. She focuses on issue-spotting for clients and the Foster Victor team on topics such as Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business Organization, Exit Planning, and Asset Protection. She works closely with clients’ outside counsel and accounting professionals, acting as a liaison between the firm, the client and other members of the clients’ team of trusted professionals. Additionally, Austin is a “legal translator” of sorts, assisting in clients’ understanding of the legal documents their lawyers craft, and helping them put the advice of their attorneys and accountants into action. Austin brings with her a broad range of legal knowledge and adds a level of oversight to the planning process to help ensure a cohesive and effective wealth plan.
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Austin graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.A. in Political Science and received her juris doctor degree from the Charleston School of Law. Over a 12-year career in private practice, she served clients throughout the state of South Carolina with legal needs including Family Law and Marital Dissolution, Residential and Commercial Real Estate transactions, Estate Planning, and Business Formation. She was recently recognized by the Greenville Business Journal as one of the Upstate’s Legal Elite in the area of Real Estate law. She joined the Foster Victor team at the beginning of 2021 and has contributed to the resources and educational opportunities available to our clients. In her free time, Austin enjoys spending time with her husband, Derek, their children Hayden and Sadie, and their golden retriever puppy, Annie.